History of the Non-Apology
By Reed Tucker
Photo Credit: B. Bedder/Getty Images
SEPTEMBER 26, 2006
Transgression: Flipped off and spat at photographers while leaving a club.
Strategy: Cast herself as a tragic Princess Di figure.
Non-apology: "I meant no offense to my fans, whose relationship I truly value . . . My behavior was a reaction to the persistent attack from the paparazzi."